Top 10 Best Douglas County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 92 public schools serving 64,224 students in Douglas County, CO (there are 40 private schools, serving 7,578 private students). 89% of all K-12 students in Douglas County, CO are educated in public schools (compared to the CO state average of 92%). Douglas County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Colorado.
The top ranked public schools in Douglas County, CO are Parker Core Knowledge Charter School, Colorado Early Colleges Douglas County and Rock Canyon High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Douglas County, CO public schools have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Colorado public school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 63% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Douglas County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of Colorado public schools.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado public school average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Best Douglas County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Parker Core Knowledge Charter School
Charter School
Math: 80% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1161 North Pine Drive
Parker, CO 80138
(303) 840-7070
Grades: K-8
| 703 students
Rank: #22.
Colorado Early Colleges Douglas County
Charter School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10235 Parkglenn Way
Parker, CO 80138
(720) 638-6824
Grades: 9-12
| 896 students
Rank: #33.
Rock Canyon High School
Math: 64% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5810 Mcarthur Ranch Road
Lone Tree, CO 80124
(303) 387-3000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,376 students
Rank: #44.
Northridge Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
555 South Park Road
Littleton, CO 80126
(303) 387-6525
Grades: PK-6
| 594 students
Rank: #55.
Challenge To Excellence Charter School
Charter School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
16995 East Carlson Drive
Parker, CO 80134
(303) 841-9816
Grades: K-8
| 536 students
Rank: #66.
Heritage Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3350 Summit View Parkway
Littleton, CO 80126
(303) 387-6725
Grades: PK-6
| 372 students
Rank: #77.
Timber Trail Elementary School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
690 West Castle Pines Parkway
Castle Rock, CO 80108
(303) 387-5700
Grades: PK-5
| 356 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Eldorado Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1305 Timbervale Trail
Littleton, CO 80126
(303) 387-6325
Grades: PK-6
| 420 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Stone Mountain Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10625 Weathersfield Way
Littleton, CO 80129
(720) 641-8117
Grades: PK-6
| 571 students
Rank: #1010.
Mountain Vista High School
Math: 55% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10585 Mountain Vista Ridge
Littleton, CO 80126
(303) 387-1500
Grades: 9-12
| 2,365 students
Rank: #1111.
Saddle Ranch Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
805 West English Sparrow Trail
Littleton, CO 80129
(303) 387-6400
Grades: PK-6
| 341 students
Rank: #1212.
Stem School Highlands Ranch
Charter School
Math: 61% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8773 Ridgeline Drive
Littleton, CO 80129
(303) 683-7836
Grades: K-12
| 1,670 students
Rank: #1313.
Thunderridge High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1991 Wildcat Reserve Parkway
Littleton, CO 80129
(303) 387-2000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,880 students
Rank: #1414.
Buffalo Ridge Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7075 North Shoreham Drive
Castle Rock, CO 80108
(303) 387-5575
Grades: PK-5
| 462 students
Rank: #1515.
Chaparral High School
Math: 53% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
15655 Brookstone Drive
Parker, CO 80138
(303) 387-3500
Grades: 9-12
| 2,076 students
Rank: #1616.
Platte River Charter Academy
Charter School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4085 Lark Sparrow St.
Littleton, CO 80126
(303) 221-1070
Grades: PK-8
| 473 students
Rank: #1717.
Highlands Ranch High School
Math: 51% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9375 Cresthill Lane
Littleton, CO 80130
(303) 387-2500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,581 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Lone Tree Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9375 Heritage Hills Circle
Lone Tree, CO 80124
(303) 387-0253
Grades: PK-6
| 377 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Wildcat Mountain Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6585 Lionshead Parkway
Lone Tree, CO 80124
(303) 387-6925
Grades: PK-5
| 462 students
Rank: #2020.
Gold Rush Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
12021 South Swift Fox Way
Parker, CO 80134
(303) 387-0708
Grades: PK-5
| 663 students
Rank: #2121.
Summit View Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10200 South Piedmont Drive
Littleton, CO 80126
(303) 387-6800
Grades: PK-6
| 450 students
Rank: #2222.
Ben Franklin Academy
Charter School
Math: 57% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2270 Plaza Dr
Littleton, CO 80129
(720) 383-4519
Grades: PK-8
| 905 students
Rank: #2323.
North Star Academy
Charter School
Math: 49% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
16700 Keystone Blvd
Parker, CO 80134
(303) 471-6677
Grades: K-8
| 673 students
Rank: #2424.
Eagle Ridge Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7716 Timberline Road
Lone Tree, CO 80124
(303) 387-7075
Grades: PK-6
| 597 students
Rank: #2525.
Legend High School
Math: 48% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
22219 Hilltop Road
Parker, CO 80138
(303) 387-4500
Grades: 9-12
| 2,250 students
Rank: #2626.
American Academy
Charter School
Math: 53% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6971 Mira Vista Lane
Castle Rock, CO 80108
(720) 292-5200
Grades: PK-8
| 2,556 students
Rank: #2727.
Rocky Heights Middle School
Math: 45% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
11033 Monarch Boulevard
Lone Tree, CO 80124
(303) 387-3300
Grades: 6-8
| 1,225 students
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
Cougar Run Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8780 Venneford Ranch Road
Littleton, CO 80126
(303) 387-6675
Grades: K-6
| 364 students
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
Fox Creek Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6585 Collegiate Drive
Littleton, CO 80130
(303) 387-7000
Grades: PK-6
| 474 students
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
Redstone Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9970 Glenstone Circle
Littleton, CO 80130
(303) 387-7300
Grades: PK-6
| 417 students
Rank: #3131.
Skyview Academy
Charter School
Math: 45% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6161 Business Center Drive
Lone Tree, CO 80124
(303) 471-8439
Grades: PK-12
| 1,257 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Douglas County High School
Math: 46% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2842 Front Street
Castle Rock, CO 80104
(303) 387-1000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,820 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Mountain Ridge Middle School
Math: 49% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10590 Monte Vista Way
Littleton, CO 80126
(303) 387-1800
Grades: 7-8
| 925 students
Rank: #3434.
Bear Canyon Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9660 Salford Lane
Littleton, CO 80126
(303) 387-6475
Grades: PK-6
| 411 students
Rank: #3535.
Pine Grove Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10450 Stonegate Parkway
Parker, CO 80134
(303) 387-8075
Grades: PK-6
| 510 students
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Douglas County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
3558 Celestial Avenue
Castle Rock, CO 80104
(303) 387-9506
Grades: K-11
| n/a students
3565 Celestial Ave
Castle Rock, CO 80109
(720) 439-4300
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
11722 Dransfelt Road
Parker, CO 80134
(303) 805-0961
Grades: 9-12
| 63 students
801 South Perry Street
Castle Rock, CO 80104
(303) 387-9465
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
9375 Cresthill Lane
Littleton, CO 80130
(303) 387-0806
Grades: PK
| 22 students
2001 East Easter Suite 202
Littleton, CO 80125
(303) 324-2100
Grades: K-12
| 3,270 students
22219 Hilltop Road
Parker, CO 80138
(303) 387-0806
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
6475 East Ponderosa Drive
Parker, CO 80138
(303) 387-8325
Grades: PK-3
| 685 students
Plum Creek Academy (Closed 2011)
Special Education School
9340 Commerce Center St
Littleton, CO 80129
(303) 387-6075
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
5810 Mcarthur Ranch Road
Lone Tree, CO 80124
(303) 387-0806
Grades: PK
| 16 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Douglas County, CO?
How many public schools are located in Douglas County, CO?
92 public schools are located in Douglas County, CO.
What percentage of students in Douglas County, CO go to public school?
89% of all K-12 students in Douglas County, CO are educated in public schools (compared to the CO state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Douglas County, CO?
Douglas County, CO public schools minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado public schools average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

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